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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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Does alegra d or amoxicillian cause loss of appetite. I am taking them for strep throat and sinusitis?

Does alegra d or amoxicillian cause loss of appetite. I am taking them for strep throat and sinusitis?

See below: Neither medication should cause loss of appetite. Your decrease in appetite is most likely secondary to your illness. ...Read more

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Strep Throat (Definition)

It's a throat infection caused by a strep bacteria that responds rapidly to most antibiotics. There can be a number of other bacteria involved in addition to strep so a regular culture (not just a quick strep ...Read more


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12 year old, puking, nauseated , loss of appetite , no fever, tested negative to strep, also has accasional headache, also a sore throat what could this be?

12 year old, puking, nauseated , loss of appetite , no fever, tested negative to strep, also has accasional headache, also a sore throat what could this be?

Viral illness: This could be one of a number of viral illnesses. The number one that comes to mind at your child's age is mono. A blood test could be done to rule this in or out. Many of these viruses that cause a similar constellation of symptoms are self-limiting - this means your body will clear them up on its own, and child should get plenty of rest, fluids and good diet. Get her further checked out. ...Read more

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Is it a symptom of strep throat to have laryngitis?

Is it a symptom of strep throat to have laryngitis?

Strep throat: Actually, not. A strep throat affects the pharynx and tonsils and is caused by bacteria. On the other hand, laryngitis involves the larynx or voice box and is mainly cuased by viruses. You develop a sore throat with strep and hoarness of the voice (or loss of voice in extreme cases) with laryngitis. ...Read more

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Is a hoarse voice a symptom of strep throat or laryngitis?

Is a hoarse voice a symptom of strep throat or laryngitis?

Laryngitis: Acute laryngitis sx are hoarse voice, cough, sore throat and other URI sx.Strep throat has headache, sore throat with exudate, bodyaches , fever, chills and no hoarse voice. ...Read more

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Does strep throat cause decrease in appetite?

Does strep throat cause decrease in appetite?

Often: This and stomach pain are the symptoms most likely to affect food intake.It is important to push fluids until the patient responds to treatment. ...Read more

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What's the symptom difference of mono and strep throat. ?

What's the symptom difference of mono and strep throat. ?

Similar but: Both cause very sore throat with swelling and fever. Both can be diagnosed readily with a rapid test. Mono rapid test is less accurate. Mono significant systemic symptoms such as fatigue, sleepiness, nausea, and the swelling tends to be more severe and more dramatic appearing. Strep gets better much faster and does justify antibiotics in children and teens. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/strep-throat/basics/symptoms/con-http://www.pennmedicine.org/encyclopedia/em_PrintArticle.aspx?gcid=000591 ...Read more

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Was treated for strep throat 3 weeks ago. Tongue still painful now and i noticed a growth way in back on tongue. Loss of taste. Burning on tongue.

Was treated for strep throat 3 weeks ago. Tongue still painful now and i noticed a growth way in back on tongue. Loss of taste. Burning on tongue.

See md: Go to see your doctor and get yourself checked. Especially ask to examine the growth on the back of the tongue. Your doctor then can refer you to see an ear nose and throat doctor for further examination including a biopsy if the growth is confirmed and looks suspicious. ...Read more

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Loss Of Appetite (Definition)

Loss of appetite is a symptom in which a person loses some desire to eat or drink foods, and has less appetite than normal for somebody of his age and size. Many illnesses, physical and psychological, can cause ...Read more


Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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